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File:Sheep and herder India.jpg|right|thumb|Boy herding a flock of sheep, India; a classic example of the domestic herding of animals File:Wilderbeest.jpg|thumb|Wildebeest at the Ngorongoro Crater; an example of a herd in the wild A '''herd''' is a social grouping of certain animals of the same species, either wildness|wild or Domestication|domestic. The form of collective animal behavior associated with this is referred to as ''herding''. The term ''herd'' is generally applied to mammals, and most particularly to the grazing ungulates that classically display this behaviour. Different terms are used for similar groupings in other species; in the case of birds, for example, the word is ''Flocking (behaviour)|flocking'', but ''flock'' may also be used, in certain instances, for mammals, particularly sheep or goats. A group of quail is often referred to as a '''covey'''. Large groups of...
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